During the week of August 14-August 18, 2017, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23 rd Judicial District Court, Parishes of Ascension, Assumption, and St. James.

Ascension Parish:

1. Anthony Knight, 1421 Hwy 1049 Kentwood, LA., age 21, pled guilty to Auto Burglary and was sentenced to 6 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 2 years supervised probation.

2. Darell Kelley, 155 Palmetto Dr. Laplace, LA., age 24, pled guilty to Theft of Goods and Aggravated Flight from an Officer. Kelley was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served on each count. It was ordered that the imposed sentences are to run concurrent with one another. It was further ordered that the said sentence is to be suspended, and Kelley is to be placed on 3 years supervised probation.

3. Michael Scarbrough, 8373 Oak St. Sorrento, LA., age 46, pled guilty to Felony Theft and was sentenced to 2 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served.

4. Brennen Simoneaux, 10474 Acy Rd. St. Amant, LA., age 22, pled guilty to Negligent Homicide and was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served. It was ordered that Simoneaux is to be placed on home incarceration for 1 year. Upon completion, Simoneaux is to be placed on 5 years supervised probation.

5. Neetra Wilson, 2901 S St. Landry Ave. Gonzales, LA., age 34, pled guilty to Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling and was sentenced to 4 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 2 years supervised probation.

The above cases were prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Joni Buquoi and Michelle Shelton, and presiding over these matters was the Honorable Judge Jason Verdigets.

Assumption Parish:

1. Cody Delatte, 103 Moffett Ct. Morgan City, LA., age 23, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 3 years supervised probation.

The above case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Lana Chaney, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Tess Stromberg.

St. James Parish:

1. Keynisha Tezeno, 2493 N Courseault St. Lutcher, LA., age 25, pled guilty to Forgery and was sentenced to 2 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for time served, to be suspended, and placed on 2 years supervised probation.

The above case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Adam Koenig, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Jessie LeBlanc.

Submitted by Public Information Officer Tyler Cavalier for 23rd Judicial District Attorney

Ricky L. Babin.